Dual Degree Engineering

Through the Dual Degree Engineering Program at Meredith, you can combine a well-rounded liberal arts education at a women’s college with one of the most respected engineering programs in the country.

The Dual Degree Engineering Program is an agreement between Meredith College and North Carolina State University whereby students simultaneously complete the academic requirements of both institutions. Upon graduation from the five year program, students earn two degrees – one from each institution. Students must meet the program eligibility requirements.

Degree Option 1

Meredith College
Bachelor of Arts – Chemistry

NC State University
Bachelor of Science –
Biological Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Textile Engineering

Degree Option 2

Meredith College
Bachelor of Arts – Mathematics

NC State University
Bachelor of Science –
Biological Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Degree Option 3

Meredith College
Bachelor of Arts – Computer Science

NC State University
Bachelor of Science –
Computer Engineering

At Meredith, students develop their leadership and communication skills and deepen their knowledge through internships and guidance by professional mentors. Graduates emerge from the program uniquely qualified to take on the distinctive challenges engineers face in today’s global society. And Meredith has a strong commitment to educating, supporting, and promoting women as leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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What’s it like to simultaneously earn two degrees on two different campuses? Christina Churchill, ’16, takes you through a day in the life of a dual degree engineering student.


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As a dual degree engineering student and an award-winning student-athlete, Carlee Joseph, ’19, has learned to balance her time while still finding ways to get involved on campus and in her community.

Shanzila Chowdhury

As a dual degree engineering student Shanzila Chowdhury, ’19, describes her Meredith journey as one of persistence and determination – and it has paid off. Post-graduation, Shanzila accepted a full-time position as an electrical engineer.


Students in the Dual Degree Engineering Program participate in a range of internships, providing them with important real-world learning opportunities. Learn more about internships »

Best of Both Worlds

For just over 10 years, Meredith College has been preparing women in the dual degree engineering program to succeed in the engineering industry. Read more about the dual degree program.
Contact Information Jennifer Hontz Professor of Mathematics, Director of Dual Degree Engineering 241 Science/Mathematics Bldg. (919) 760-2352 Chemistry Physics & Geoscience Department » School of Natural & Mathematical Sciences »